The sculptor, Michelangelo, was once asked how it was that he could create such beautiful works. "It's very simple," he answered. "When I look at a block of marble, I see the sculpture inside it. All I have to do is remove what doesn't belong." The master says: "There is a work of art each of us was destined to create. That is the central point of our life, and -- no matter how we try to deceive ourselves -- we know how important it is to our happiness. Usually, that work of art is covered by years of fears, guilt and indecision. But, if we decide to remove those things that do not belong, if we have no doubt as to our capability, we are capable of going forward with the mission that is our destiny. That is the only way to live with honor." --Paulo Coelho

Mar 30, 2003-- (1149 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take Action



Quote Bulletin


Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,946 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Jun 16: Sleep is Your Superpower (9,079 reads) Jun 22: Happiness Experts on Why Mind Wandering Can Be So Miserable (4,225 reads) Jun 1: Grief is Praise (7,912 reads) May 31: Why We Walk (4,115 reads) Jun 4: Meredith's Joy Jars (3,554 reads)

More ...